Alejandro Korn

Politician, Deceased Person

1860 – 1936

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Who was Alejandro Korn?

Alejandro Korn was an Argentine physician, psychiatrist, philosopher, reformist and politician. For eighteen years, he was the director of the psychiaty hospital in Melchor Romero, named as the city. He was the first university official in Latin America to be elected thanks to the student’s vote. He is considered to be the pioneer of Argentine philosophy. Along with Florentino Ameghino, Juan Vucetich, Almafuerte and Carlos Spegazzini, he is considered to be one of the five wise men of La Plata.

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Born
May 3, 1860
San Vicente
Also known as
  • Dr. Alejandro Korn
Nationality
  • Argentina
Profession
Lived in
  • La Plata
Died
Oct 9, 1936
La Plata

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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